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1.4 million Swedish crowns to strengthen research and education

Sparbanksstiftelsen Sjuhärad today announces its spring beneficiaries and the University of Borås will receive 1.4 million Swedish crowns for research and education. Among other projects, funds are going to developing new textiles that can be used in health care and investigating how ambulance nurses handle seriously ill patients.

Fernando Seoane is Professor of Textile Technology and leads research that has significant  potential. Together with Kristian Rödby, Teaching Technician in the university's Tricot Lab, he is working to integrate electrically conductive wires into a textile design that is completely unique. There are several possible uses for such a textile; health care is one example. Wireless monitoring In the past, Fernando Seoane and his research colleagues have shown how electrically conductive...